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Address: Shieldaig, Scotland
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Coast 500

An absolutely stunning drive, well worth a visit. Beautiful views over the lochs and mountains with lots of places to stop and take pictures. We were blessed with the weather but... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
Dingwall, United Kingdom
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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

An absolutely stunning drive, well worth a visit. Beautiful views over the lochs and mountains with lots of places to stop and take pictures. We were blessed with the weather but even in bad weather it is worth a visit.

Thank AliB365
Los Angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a mystical and wondrous location. The magic of the Highland starts ever so slowly upon you and soon you find yourself rapt. It was never on my list. I am about ready to throw my list away.

Thank JackBJack
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Just what we expected and hoped for in the Scottish Highlands - imposing mountains, huge lochs dotted with little islands, occasional forests, all observed from a single track road with passing places and courteous fellow motorists. Heavenly!

Thank gapdreamer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

The last time we visited Scotland we only drove through Glen Torridon - and took plenty of pictures. This time we stayed a while longer and went up Ben Eighe (Ruadh-Stac Mor & Spidean Coire nan Clach). It is without a doubt one of the most beautiful hikes I have ever done. The views from Ben Eighe are absolutely amazing.... More 

Thank Neechan82
St Andrews, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

In my opinion, this the most stunning landscape on the Scottish mainland. Also best observed when the weather is changing and there is a storm on the rise. Just stop, listen, watch and enjoy it.

Thank Braveliver
Rayne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

The mountains are big here rising up some 3500 feet straight from sea level. The grandeur and scale is beyond compare. A drive through the glen is a must if you are in this neck of the woods, both ways up and down. Regardless of the weather it is an impressive place.

Thank lorddandelion
Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

I have travelled through this area a few times, and it never disappoints, its stunning in all weather, very dramatic, I hope to spend longer this year, a great place for mountain climbing and photography.

Thank helenmoore2015
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

I have lived with images of the Torridon Hills since I was 16 and first studied geology... The Torridonian Hills look like nothing else in the country and are geologically unique: just spectacular, assuming the clouds lift long enough...

Thank GreenLinnet
ottawa canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Unbelievably wonderful scenery. People everywhere were friendly and helpful. This trip i travelled to places in scotland i had never been before but I will be back

Thank andypisces
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

Stunning but watch out for the midges. Worth buying a midge head veil! Lots of great walks in the area and particularly recommend the Sheldaig penisular walk, which can be as short or long as you like, with fabulous views. Also recommend driving on down the coast for half an hour and then turning and retracing the route. Views in... More 

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